OPEN INNOVATION AND IMPACT PROJECTS MANAGER M/W

Reference
AB-22122021-150
Type of contract
Permanent
Contract length
CDI
Field
CSR
Level of experience
1st experience (2-5 ans)
Place
Paris La Défense
Open to disabled people
Yes
Poste opened to diversity
Yes
Estimated date of hiring
As soon as possible

About Us

For us, each person's potential contributes to everyone’s success

You don’t give your all for over seventy years without a good reason. At Expanscience, we are a mission-driven company, and our purpose is to help individuals shape their well-being, from the youngest to the oldest. It’s what inspires our 1,000 employees to move forward, carry out research and innovate, every single day! Independence is our lifeblood. We’re a French company that is 100% family-owned, with products in over 100 countries (from brands like Mustela and Piasclédine 300). Our positive impact on society and the environment has been recognized by the B Corp label, and we commit to being a company that’s better for the world. Better for our employees, too! We believe that each person's potential contributes to everyone’s success: sharing expertise, encouraging innovation, fostering initiative – that's how we help you to develop so that we can move forward together. Since we’re convinced that there’s a strong link between professional well-being and individual and group performance, we also implement an ambitious program of quality of living at work.

Our quick CV

Identity

  • French company founded in 1950
  • With sites in Paris (head office), Epernon (production and R&D labs) and throughout the world (14 subsidiaries)

Businesses

  • Dermo-Cosmetics (Mustela, Babo Botanicals)
  • Rheumatology (Piasclédine 300, etc.)
  • Dermatology (Effizinc, etc.)
  • Cosmetic Active Ingredients
  • €287.2 M turnover in 2021, including 74% from international sales

What differentiates us (non-exhaustive list!)

  • Our B Corp certification recognizes our positive impact on society and the environment
  • By 2030, our “impACT” CSR program will enable us to become a company with a positive, regenerative influence
  • 99/100: our grade on the gender parity index for 2022
  • 93% of employees are satisfied with working for us (2021 internal survey)
  • We commit to contributing to planetary climate goals by 2030 with our Mustela brand and our cosmetic active ingredients business

And also: In 1982, we created the Mustela Foundation, within the Fondation de France network, to support child development and parenting throughout the world.

For all the other good reasons to join us, visit our careers page at: https://www.expanscience.com/fr/talents/offres-demploi

 

Missions

Open Innovation was launched at Laboratoires Expanscience 6 years ago, with 3 objectives:
- To anchor a change in culture internally
- Open up new playing fields
- Accelerate innovation cycles

The transformation of the company and the acceleration of its innovation topics lead the CSR and Open Innovation Department to expand.

Laboratoires Expanscience is looking for an Open Innovation and Impact Projects Officer whose main missions within the CSR and Open Innovation Department will be to :

- Contribute to the deployment and implementation of Open Innovation within Expanscience (deployment of OI systems, contribution of new methods, support for employees, search for partners, etc.).
- Contribute to analysing the feasibility and piloting the deployment of experiments on impact projects (project management support, team coaching, understanding and analysing innovations, etc.).

You will be responsible for the analysis of the feasibility of and the deployment of impactful projects (project management support, team coaching, understanding and analysis of innovations, etc.).

You will report to the Open Innovation Manager and your main tasks will be to :

-Develop the culture of Open Innovation

  • Observe and analyze the Open Innovation environment externally, identify best practices, inform and inspire Departments
  • Support the internal in the deployment of Open Innovation devices
  • Be a force of proposal to evolve existing systems


-Support the Directorates in the evaluation of experiments

  • Define internal needs
  • Propose impactful projects/experiments
  • Participate in the sizing of these projects and the choice of partners
  • Analyze feasibility

- Support experiments and impact projects

>Contribuy to the implementation of impact projects

>Maintenally and depending on the subjects, ensure the role of project leader:

  • Moving the project forward
  • Identify the resources needed
  • Coordinate the different professions involved
  • Manage the budget

-Develop an external network of partners

  • Develop an ecosystem: institutional, academic, companies (startups, suppliers, customers, etc.)
  • Propose partners adapted to internal needs

- Commitment to Quality/CSR (B Corp)

  • Be part of a process of continuous improvement and compliance with procedures, particularly in terms of Quality.
  • Contributes in its function to the deployment of the CSR policy and to our commitment as a B Corp

 

Profile

  • Holder of a Master 1 or 2, you benefit from a training/specialization in Open Innovation and / or management of innovative projects, and have at least 2 years of experience on these subjects.
  • You have a strong intellectual curiosity for CSR issues, a sense of citizenship and a general culture on this theme.
  • You have fluent English
  • Endowed with a strategic vision and a sense of enterprise, business and results, you will be recognized for your appetite for transversal collaboration / cooperation through matrix organizations related to project management, your flexibility of mind and elasticity
  • Curious, energetic, passionate, you have been able to demonstrate your spirit of innovation and creativity,
  • Your tenacity, capacity for resilience and to bounce back, your sense of anticipation, initiative and your rigor lead you to know how to take risks,
  • You master the processing of information and office tools as well as have an excellent written and oral communication skills allowing you to present your ideas.

Regular trips to Epernon in Eure-et-Loir are to be expected.

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